Review: could Boniva cause Heart palpitations?
We study 16,159 people who have side effects while taking Boniva from FDA and social media. Among them, 227 have Heart palpitations. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart palpitations and more.
Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Boniva and have Heart palpitations >>>
Boniva (latest outcomes from 16,351 users) has active ingredients of ibandronate sodium. It is often used in osteoporosis.
Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing) (latest reports from 314,608 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 16,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Boniva. Among them, 227 people (1.40%) have Heart Palpitations. They amount to 0.07% of all the 314,461 people who have Heart Palpitations on eHealthMe.
Time on Boniva when people have Heart palpitations * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Heart palpitations||17.61%||11.32%||5.66%||24.53%||35.22%||5.66%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Heart palpitations when taking Boniva * :
|Heart palpitations||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.46%||9.72%||41.20%||48.61% |
Severity of Heart palpitations when taking Boniva ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Heart palpitations||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
How people recovered from Heart palpitations ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (168 people, 74.01%)
- Osteopenia (92 people, 40.53%)
- Hypothyroidism (24 people, 10.57%)
- Hypertension (23 people, 10.13%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (17 people, 7.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Fosamax (150 people, 66.08%)
- Synthroid (32 people, 14.10%)
- Alendronate sodium (22 people, 9.69%)
- Prevacid (20 people, 8.81%)
- Singulair (19 people, 8.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
You can also:
Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Boniva and have Heart Palpitations
- group for people who take Boniva
- group for people who have Heart Palpitations
Comments from related studies:
From this study (4 years ago):
Stroke is attributed to use of Boniva - also caused my blood pressure (which is normally 127/40 - I am petite and they have to us a pediatric cuff for my blood pressure measurement, with a height of 5' tall) to skyrocket to 178/60.
They now have me on heparin for embolism prophylaxis, Lipitor 40 mg and Ecotrin 81 mg. Prior to the institution of Boniva I was only on Synthroid
175 mcg daily and calcium with Vitamin D. I continue to have severe heart palpitations in which my heart feels as if it would leap out of my chest. I would experience the heart palpitations every day for the entire month that I was on the Boniva. I never had this prior to institution of Boniva. My doctor, in fact, told me they would go away, however, this never happened, and look what happened.
To note, I was hospitalized for one week, ended up in ICU, and then was transferred to Cardiac ICU.
Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
More questions for: Boniva, Heart palpitations
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- Fenofibrate allergy and gall bladder problems
Took fenofibrate for about 9 months to treat high cholesterol, it lowered total from 250 down to 175 along with lowered triglycerides and LDL. After 6 months started having allergy and cold flu symptoms along with heart palpitations. Allergies caused sore throat, fluid behind ear,and sinus congest ...
- Heart pounding on zoloft
Have been on Zoloft for 3 weeks and have heart pounding once a week for a few hours which unable me to sleep
- Generic suboxone causing heart palpitations
I've been on the name brand Suboxone and recently was changed over to a generic Bupe/Naloxone and started having an extreme amount of heart palpitations three days after the switch. They began mildly and by the third day had increased to the point I had to stop taking it. Once I started taking the n ...
More reviews for: Boniva, Heart palpitations
On eHealthMe, Boniva (ibandronate sodium) is often used for osteoporosis. Find out below the conditions Boniva is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is Boniva used for and how effective is it:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
Could it be a symptom from a condition:
Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause it?
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.
DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.
You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).
If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.